Friday, February 27, 2009

The Grand National 2009

Deadline: April 1, 2009 (RECEIVE)

The Grand National 2009
Invitational Quilt Exhibition

Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site
May through September 2009


There will still be a GRAND NATIONAL in 2009. The Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site, just down the street from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery will be hosting a mini-Grand National from May through September next year. It will feature fabulous postcard quilt art – yours!

The Organizing Committee of the Grand National invites you to send along a fabric postcard to wish us well in our new venture. All quilted postcards of a standard size (4" x 6") will be displayed. As always, a Viewers’ Choice will be awarded and twelve entries will be chosen to be included in print form in a postcard booklet which will be offered for sale. A “Meet the Artists” reception is planned for the last week in May.

Quilted postcards for the show must be sent to the Museum by April 1st, 2009, No fooling!!

We also request that the Committee be allowed to retain all quilt entries to help “promote and support the Grand National and to assist with its transition.” To make this experience fun as well as rewarding for everyone, the Committee will be offering postcard workshops this fall and during the run of the show next spring.


Please take special note that the “Off the Wall” show will now become the Grand National 2010 and will be hosted for that year only by Homer Watson House and Gallery in Kitchener. The new entry deadline is March 1, 2010.

For more information please check THE website as developments unfold or inquire at

Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
466 Queen Street South
Kitchener, ON N2G 1W7